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Silkworms

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Published by Lerner in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silkworms -- Juvenile literature,
  • Silkworms,
  • Moths

  • About the Edition

    An introduction to the domesticated silkworm moth, raised on farms in Japan and elsewhere for the sake of the silk thread out of which its cocoons are constructed.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Isao Kishida ; [translation by Chaim Uri].
    SeriesA Lerner natural science book
    ContributionsKishida, Isao, ill., Kishida, Isao.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF542.5 .J63 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3480933M
    ISBN 100822514788
    LC Control Number82000250
    OCLC/WorldCa8222121


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“ writers are a savage breed, Mr. Strike. If you want life-long friendship and selfless camaraderie, join the army and learn to kill.

If you want a lifetime of temporary alliances with peers who will glory in your every failure, write novels.” ― Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm. According to the Records of the Three Kingdoms, a history book published in the 3rd century, Japan exported silk to Wei, a kingdom in the northern part of the China mainland, in the 2nd century.

It takes silkworms to make a single kimono. Food. In Korea, silkworm pupae are boiled and seasoned, then eaten as a popular snack food known as : Insecta.

The Silkworm was developed at the Institute of Mechanics under Qian Xuesen, a Chinese scientist who did his graduate studies at MIT and Caltech, before being deported by the United States in after being suspected of Communist ties. A book about this scientist's life was written by Iris Chang, entitled Thread of the Silkworm.

Iran–Iraq War. Silkworms. Originally published in This book presents an account of the history of silk culture and many detailed chapters of the life, growth and rearing of the silkworm.

Includes a wealth of information on management and diseases of silkworms. Silkworms are tiny worms that spin their own silk cocoons. The scientific name for silkworms is Bombyx mori, which means “silkworm of the mulberry tree.” They have been raised to produce fabric for thousands of years and can no longer be found in the wild.

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The Silkworm (Book): Galbraith, Robert: When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike.

At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to. Silk or Silkworms and the Book of Mormon Jump to Subtopic: Sorenson: Linen and silk textiles in ancient America; Armitage: "It is suggested by de Ávila Blomberg that wild silk was used in Oaxaca in pre-Columbian times" Sorenson: Linen and silk.

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Johnson, Isao Kishida. Title: Silkworms By: Sylvia A. Johnson, Isao Kishida Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Lerner Publishing Group Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 5 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Series: Lerner Natural Science Stock No: Pages: